Candidates aspiring to join MBA / MSc programmes offered by Institutes of Symbiosis International (Deemed University) [SIU] have to appear for the common, mandatory Symbiosis National Aptitude (SNAP) Online Test 2019. A candidate needs to register for SNAP Test & also register for the Institute(s) offering her/his choice of programme(s) by paying separate registration fee for each programme. If shortlisted, s/he would then need to attend the further admission (GE-PIWAT) process conducted by each of these Institutes individually.

The registration process for SNAP & the Institutes is integrated. Candidates can complete the SNAP as well as programme registrations in the same portal (www.snaptest.org).

The Institutes & Programmes for which SNAP test is mandatory.

1 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management (SIBM, Pune) MBA
MBA (Innovation & Entrepreneurship)
2 Symbiosis Institute of Computer Studies & Research (SICSR, Pune) MBA (Information Technology)
M.Sc. (Computer Applications) 
M.Sc. (System Security)
3 Symbiosis Centre for Management & Human Resource Development (SCMHRD, Pune) MBA
MBA (Infrastructure Development & Management)
MBA (Business Analytics)
4 Symbiosis Institute of International Business (SIIB, Pune) MBA (International Business)
MBA (Agri Business)
MBA (Energy & Environment)
5 Symbiosis Institute of Telecom Management (SITM, Pune)

MBA (Telecom Management)

6 Symbiosis Institute of Management Studies (SIMS, Pune)


7 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC, Pune) MBA (Communication Management)
8 Symbiosis Institute of Operations Management (SIOM, Nashik)

MBA (Operations Management)

9 Symbiosis Centre for Information Technology (SCIT, Pune)

MBA (Information Technology Business Management)

MBA (Data Science & Data Analytics)

10 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune)

MBA (Hospital & Healthcare Management)

11 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Bengaluru (SIBM, Bengaluru)


12 Symbiosis School of Media & Communication (SSMC, Bengaluru) MBA (Communication Management)
13 Symbiosis School of Banking & Finance (SSBF, Pune) (formerly Symbiosis School of Banking Management)

MBA (Banking & Finance)

14 Symbiosis Institute of Business Management, Hyderabad (SIBM, Hyderabad)


15 Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences (SSSS, Pune)

MBA (Sports Management)

The Institutes & Programmes for which SNAP test is not mandatory

1 Symbiosis Law School (SLS,Pune) LLM
2 Symbiosis Institute of Health Sciences (SIHS, Pune) M.Sc. (Medical Technology)
3 Symbiosis College of Nursing (SCON) M.Sc. (Nursing)
4 Symbiosis School of Biomedical Sciences (SSBS) M.Sc. (Biotechnology) M.Sc. (Nutrition & Dietetics)
5 Symbiosis Institute of Media & Communication (SIMC, Pune) M.A. (Mass Communication)
6 Symbiosis School of Economics (SSE) M.Sc. (Economics)
7 Symbiosis Institute of Technology (SIT) MTech (CAD & AM) MTech (E&TCE) MTech (CSE) MTech(G&ST )
8 Symbiosis School of International Studies (SSIS) M.A. (IS)
9 Symbiosis Institute of Geoinformatics (SIG) M.Sc. (Geo-informatics)
10 Symbiosis Statistical Institute (SSI) M.Sc (Applied Statistics)

Shortlisting & Selection Process

Shortlisting for further admission process comprising Group Exercise, Personal Interaction and Writing Ability Test (GE-PIWAT):

Candidates will be shortlisted for GE-PIWAT based on their overall SNAP percentile. Please check the respective Institute website for information and dates of GE-PIWAT.


It is mandatory to attend all components / tests of GE-PIWAT to be eligible for admission to any PG programme. Only candidates who attend all components / tests of selection process (GE-PIWAT) shall be considered as eligible for generation of merit / wait / reject list. Candidates who remain absent for any one of the component / test will be considered as ineligible for selection process of any of the MBA / MSc degree programmes of SIU.

Merit List Declaration & Admission

Merit list will be based on the following parameters:

Weightage for Final Merit List
SNAP Score (out of 150, scaled down to 50 marks) Group Exercise (GE) Personal Interaction (PI) Writing Ability Test (WAT)


50 10 30 10 100

Category-wise cut off for Merit List & Wait List will be displayed on the website of the respective institutes. Wait list movement will depend upon the vacant seats available.

Please note that this admission is provisional and will be confirmed on payment of fees on or before the due date and subject to fulfillment of eligibility norms of the respective programme(s) and in accordance with the rules of the Symbiosis International (Deemed University).

Flow chart of the SNAP Online Test 2018 Process